STUDY: Tennessee ranks 36th in child well-being - Children living in poverty and more

Aug 09, 2022 at 08:31 pm by WGNS

Newly released data show Tennessee ranks 36th in overall child well-being, according to the 2022 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, a 50-state report of recent household data dev.... Read More

Rutherford County Ranked at #4 out of 95 Counties for Child Well-Being in Tennessee

Mar 22, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

  The Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth released their annual Child Well-Being report. The analysis shows Rutherford County is in the top percentile for positiv.... Read More

Teen Arrested Following Pursuit of Stolen Car That Ends in Rutherford County

Mar 09, 2022 at 04:48 pm by WGNS

Following a police pursuit that started in Nashville and ended in Rutherford County, an 18-year-old driving what was believed to be a stolen car, was arrested by authorities.... Read More

AMBER ALERT: Missing 13-year-old girl from East Tennessee

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:41 am by WGNS

TEEN LOCATED - UPDATE: The Amber Alert issued by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been cancelled. 13-year-old Smiley has been safely located. The TBI reports that 22-.... Read More

Rutherford County Teenager Remains Missing Since Last Tuesday (02/15/2022)

Feb 21, 2022 at 07:36 am by WGNS

A teen that was reported missing this past week is still missing.16-Year-old Cameron Chase Allen was last seen on Tuesday, February 15, 2022. The Rutherford County teenager wa.... Read More

Nearly half of Tennessee kids spend more than 2 hours per day on noneducational screen time

Feb 16, 2022 at 01:20 pm by WGNS

Nearly 50% of Tennessee parents said their children spend 2 hours or more on noneducational screen time each day, despite over two-thirds of parents reporting that they place.... Read More

Juvenile Missing 2-Months

Feb 14, 2022 at 11:32 pm by WGNS

(La VERGNE, TN)  A La Vergne juvenile has been reported missing from her guardian's home for approximately two-months. Lindsay N. Johnson was last seen on December 15, 20.... Read More

Teen Dating Violence and Prevention - Rutherford / Cannon County Child Advocacy Center says to “Talk About It!”

Feb 14, 2022 at 02:45 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and the Child Advocacy Center wants you to, “Talk About It!” with your teens. Preventio.... Read More

Teen killed in Crash on Old Hickory Blvd. near Cane Ridge Rd.

Jan 03, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNSRadio

On New Year's day - just barely over the Rutherford County line in Antioch, a 17-year-old driver died in a 7 a.m. single-car crash on Old Hickory Boulevard near Cane Ridge Roa.... Read More

Tennessee Highway Safety Office Joins Rutherford County for Teen Driver Safety Event

Nov 15, 2021 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – On Thursday, November 18, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office joins the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office,.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police / Sheriff's Office Looking for Missing 16-Year-Old

Oct 27, 2021 at 08:26 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Missing Teen Located - Just before 8:45 AM on Wednesday (10/27/21), Murfreesboro Police notified media that the 16-year old who was reported as MISSING, has been.... Read More

UPDATE: Shooting in Nearby Shelbyville, TN leaves 14-Year-Old Dead on September 13th

Sep 18, 2021 at 09:30 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: WGNS NEWS has more information on the murder of a teenager that occurred September 13th, just 20-minutes south of Murfreesboro in Shelbyville, TN.Reports indicate this.... Read More

UPDATE: Guilty Plea Filed in Summer 2020 Shooting Death of man in Cason Lane area

May 17, 2021 at 10:49 am by WGNS

Gunfire broke the quiet summer air in the normally peaceful Westhaven Subdivision on July 9th of last year (2020) when a man was shot and killed on Maylon Drive off of Ca.... Read More

Teen arrested in Murfreesboro following drive-by shooting and chase

Apr 23, 2021 at 10:55 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A 16-year-old male has been arrested a day after a drive-by shooting with one of the bullets hitting only inches away from a 1-year-old baby i.... Read More

The TN Bureau of Investigation Releases Report on School Crime in Tennessee

Mar 18, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two new studies Thursday, detailing the volume and nature of crime on school campuses and crime identified as having a domestic.... Read More

Missing Murfreesboro Teen Found Safe in Nashville

Mar 18, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

A teenager who was reported as “Missing” in Murfreesboro on March 8th has been safely located.According to police, Tabitha Hutsell was reported by her family as mi.... Read More

UPDATE: Teen Shot at Baymont Inn & Suites has Died - Charges Upgraded Against Suspect

Mar 11, 2021 at 07:53 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – WGNS has more news on the teenager who was shot while inside a room at Baymont Inn & Suites on Armory Drive in Murfreesboro. Police have now co.... Read More

16-Year Old Female Reported as MISSING in Murfreesboro - Last Seen Sunday

Mar 09, 2021 at 06:37 am by WGNS

On March 8, 2021, a 16-year old female was reported as missing by her family in Murfreesboro.The report that was released by police said that Tabitha Jane Hutsell was last see.... Read More

Smyrna Teen Killed In Saturday Crash

Mar 07, 2021 at 09:15 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) A Smyrna teenager was killed in a single-vehicle crash at 10:15AM Saturday (3/6/2021) morning. It happened on a rural two-lane section of Old Charlotte Pike (off o.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police: Missing / Endangered Teen FOUND SAFE

Nov 23, 2020 at 07:41 am by WGNS

UPDATE: A teenager who was listed as missing and / or endangered this past week in the Rutherford County area, has been located and is safe.According to Murfreesboro Police, t.... Read More